Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)/ Medical Assistant(M) - Med Specialties



City
Red Wing
State
Minnesota
Telecommute
No
Department
Nursing
Position description
The licensed practical nurse (LPN) or Medical Assistant (MA):
• Provides nursing care to assigned patients under the direct supervision of the registered nurse (RN) or other assigned supervisor and accepts delegation from the RN/assigned supervisor in meeting the needs of the patient/family.
• Collects data through observation and communicates information to assist the RN and/or provider in patient assessment and care planning.
• Participates as a member of the health care team and accepts delegation from the RN/assigned supervisor and provider in meeting needs of the patient/family.
• Delivers care in accordance with the patient care plan, policies and procedures of the organization and principles of relationship-based care.
• Possesses excellent communication skills; is skillful in mentoring and teaching; and participates on committees or projects.
Qualifications
Education:
•Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing or graduate of a medical assistant program
•If a Medical Assistant, a High School Diploma or GED is also required

Experience:
•If graduation did not occur within the last two years, one year of LPN or MA experience working in an applicable setting is required.
•Experience working in a team environment

Skills:
•Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
•Computer skills required
•Ability to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, holidays, weekends, and on-call
•Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work
Additional qualifications
Prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred.
One year LPN/MA experience within the last five years preferred.
License or certification
•Current LPN license by applicable state requirements or
•Medical Assistant certification or registration. In the event of no certification or registration and ineligibility to become certified or registered, an ABR-OE or equivalent is required.

•Maintains BLS (Basic Life Support) for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs:
  1. American Heart Association
  2. American Red Cross

•Additional specialty certification/training as required by the work area.
Exemption status
Non-exempt
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
72
Schedule details
Monday through Friday, Day Shift

Primary site is Red Wing, but will cover Medical Specialties in Lake City and Cannon Falls as needed.

Medical Specialties includes Allergy, Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Oncology, Nephrology and Neurology.

Will assist with procedures in Allergy Shot Clinic and Dermatology.
Weekend schedule
Not applicable at this time
Site description
Red Wing Minnesota, which is nestled among the bluffs, also known as the Banner County of Minnesota, is less than an hour from the St. Paul/Minneapolis metro area. Red Wing is known for its beautiful scenery and extraordinary history. The city’s more than 16,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of healthy living activities all year round! If it’s cultural and performing arts you enjoy, you’ll relish in the best local, regional and national arts and entertainment! This city is truly symbolic of “Minnesota Nice!”
Category
Nursing
Career profile
Licensed Practical Nursing
Job posting number
135326BR
Recruiter
Elizabeth Brownewell
Equal opportunity employer
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